Police shoot, kill man firing rifle from Seattle apartment window | Local & Regional | Seattle News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News | KOMO News SEATTLE - Police shot and killed a man who was firing a rifle from a Capitol Hill apartment window early Friday, officials said. Officers rushed to the scene, near 23rd Avenue and East John Street, at about 5:45 a.m. after receiving a report of a man firing a gun from a window. As police arrived, the man opened fire. Officers shot back, striking the suspect at least once. He was later pronounced dead. Investigators are now at the scene.